I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

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I’m Glad My Mom Died

by: Jennette McCurdy
Release date: Aug 09, 2022
Number of Pages: 320
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A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life. Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother’s dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went along with what Mom called “calorie restriction,” eating little and weighing herself five times a day. She endured extensive at-home makeovers while Mom chided, “Your eyelashes are invisible, okay? You think Dakota Fanning doesn’t tint hers?” She was even showered by Mom until age sixteen while sharing her diaries, email, and all her income. In I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jennette recounts all this in unflinching detail—just as she chronicles what happens when the dream finally comes true. Cast in a new Nickelodeon series called iCarly, she is thrust into fame. Though Mom is ecstatic, emailing fan club moderators and getting on a first-name basis with the paparazzi (“Hi Gale!”), Jennette is riddled with anxiety, shame, and self-loathing, which manifest into eating disorders, addiction, and a series of unhealthy relationships. These issues only get worse when, soon after taking the lead in the iCarly spinoff Sam & Cat alongside Ariana Grande, her mother dies of cancer. Finally, after discovering therapy and quitting acting, Jennette embarks on recovery and decides for the first time in her life what she really wants. Told with refreshing candor and dark humor, I’m Glad My Mom Died is an inspiring story of resilience, independence, and the joy of shampooing your own hair.

Last updated on Sunday, August 28, 2022

Midnight In Washington by Adam Schiff

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Midnight In Washington

by: Adam Schiff
Release date: Oct 12, 2021
Number of Pages: 528
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, from the rise of autocracy unleashed by Trump to the January 6 insurrection, and a warning that those forces remain as potent as ever—from the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump “Engaging and informative . . . a manual for how to probe and question power, how to hold leaders accountable in a time of diminishing responsibility.”—The Washington Post In the years leading up to the election of Donald Trump, Congressman Adam Schiff had already been sounding the alarm over the resurgence of autocracy around the world, and the threat this posed to the United States. But as he led the probe into Donald Trump’s Russia and Ukraine-related abuses of presidential power, Schiff came to the terrible conclusion that the principal threat to American democracy now came from within. In Midnight in Washington, Schiff argues that the Trump presidency has so weakened our institutions and compromised the Republican Party that the peril will last for years, requiring unprecedented vigilance against the growing and dangerous appeal of authoritarianism. The congressman chronicles step by step just how our democracy was put at such risk, and traces his own path to meeting the crisis—from serious prosecutor, to congressman with an expertise in national security and a reputation for bipartisanship, to liberal lightning rod, scourge of the right, and archenemy of a president. Schiff takes us inside his team of impeachment managers and their desperate defense of the constitution amid the rise of a distinctly American brand of autocracy. Deepening our understanding of prominent public moments, Schiff reveals the private struggles, the internal conflicts, and the triumphs of courage that came with defending the republic against a lawless president—but also the slow surrender of people that he had worked with and admired to the dangerous immorality of a president engaged in an historic betrayal of his office. Schiff’s fight for democracy is one of the great dramas of our time, told by the man who became the president’s principal antagonist. It is a story that began with Trump but does not end with him, taking us through the disastrous culmination of the presidency and Schiff’s account of January 6, 2021, and how the anti-democratic forces Trump unleashed continue to define his party, making the future of democracy in America more uncertain than ever.

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1. IMPEACHMENT

by: Adam Schiff
Release date: Feb 25, 2020
Number of Pages: 24
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A Vintage Short Original On Wednesday January 21st, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff opened the impeachment trial of Donald Trump by delivering a powerful address. Shiff laid out the case against Trump and the facts of the inquiry. Vigorous and galvanizing, this ebook short prints the entirety of Schiff’s opening argument: Trump’s actions consituted an abuse of power and an obstruction of Congress.

Last updated on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Walk In My Combat Boots by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney

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Walk In My Combat Boots

by: James Patterson Matt Eversmann Chris Mooney
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A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.

Last updated on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Think Again by Adam Grant

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Think Again

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Feb 02, 2021
Number of Pages: 320
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#1 New York Times Bestseller “THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much more—it requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it. I’ve never felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” —Brené Brown, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people’s minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort of doubt. We listen to opinions that make us feel good, instead of ideas that make us think hard. We see disagreement as a threat to our egos, rather than an opportunity to learn. We surround ourselves with people who agree with our conclusions, when we should be gravitating toward those who challenge our thought process. The result is that our beliefs get brittle long before our bones. We think too much like preachers defending our sacred beliefs, prosecutors proving the other side wrong, and politicians campaigning for approval–and too little like scientists searching for truth. Intelligence is no cure, and it can even be a curse: being good at thinking can make us worse at rethinking. The brighter we are, the blinder to our own limitations we can become. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an expert on opening other people’s minds–and our own. As Wharton’s top-rated professor and the bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one of his guiding principles to argue like he’s right but listen like he’s wrong. With bold ideas and rigorous evidence, he investigates how we can embrace the joy of being wrong, bring nuance to charged conversations, and build schools, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You’ll learn how an international debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to abandon hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces concerned parents to immunize their children, and Adam has coaxed Yankees fans to root for the Red Sox. Think Again reveals that we don’t have to believe everything we think or internalize everything we feel. It’s an invitation to let go of views that are no longer serving us well and prize mental flexibility over foolish consistency. If knowledge is power, knowing what we don’t know is wisdom.

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1. Why?

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Jan 08, 2021
Number of Pages: 26
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This book is a tried and tested method that will educate your child on a selection of insects and animals whilst keeping them interested by the use of short rhyming poems and amusing colourful illustrations. There are many questions as to why some insects and animals do what they do and why they do them, and this book holds some of those answers. Not only is this book fun and interesting for children, but for parents too. It proves you can have fun and laughs whilst learning at the same time. You will be surprised how many facts about various insects and animals there are in this book that you never knew!

2. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Creative Teams Collection (7 Books)

by: Harvard Business ReviewClayton M. ChristensenIndra NooyiMarcus BuckinghamAdam Grant
Release date: Dec 08, 2020
Number of Pages: 1488
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Ignite the creative spark within your team. For your company to stand out in today’s competitive environment, you need to be original. You need to have fresh ideas, exciting products and offerings, and a willingness to experiment. And that starts at the team level. HBR’s 10 Must Reads for Creative Teams Collection provides expert advice on how to foster curiosity, encourage better collaboration, and use design thinking to change the way you brainstorm, test, and execute new ideas. Included in this seven-book set are: HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Creativity HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Teams HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Collaboration HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Building a Great Culture HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Design Thinking HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing People HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing People, Vol. 2 The collection includes seventy articles selected by HBR’s editors from renowned thought leaders including Marcus Buckingham, Adam Grant, Francesca Gino, and Indra Nooyi, plus the indispensable article “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity” by Ed Catmull. With HBR’s 10 Must Reads for Creative Teams Collection, you can break free from the usual and capitalize on originality. HBR’s 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further. HBR’s 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever‐changing business environment.

3. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Creativity (with bonus article “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity” By Ed Catmull)

by: Harvard Business ReviewFrancesca GinoAdam GrantEd CatmullTeresa M. Amabile
Release date: Nov 10, 2020
Number of Pages: 208
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Does your organization support creativity—or squash it? If you read nothing else on cultivating creativity at work, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you ignite the creative spark across your organization. This book will inspire you to: Discover the elements of creativity and learn how to influence them Harness the creative potential of a diverse team Encourage curiosity and experimentation Avoid breakdowns in creative collaboration Overcome the fear that blocks your innate creativity Bring breakthrough ideas to life This collection of articles includes “Reclaim Your Creative Confidence” by Tom Kelley and David Kelley; “How to Kill Creativity” by Teresa Amabile; “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity” by Ed Catmull; “Putting Your Company’s Whole Brain to Work” by Dorothy Leonard and Susaan Straus; “Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It” by Tony McCaffrey and Jim Pearson; “The Business Case for Curiosity” by Francesca Gino; “Bring Your Breakthrough Ideas to Life” by Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux, and Michael Wade; “Collaborating with Creative Peers” by Kimberly D. Elsbach, Brooke Brown-Saracino, and Francis J. Flynn; “Creativity Under the Gun” by Teresa Amabile, Constance Noonan Hadley, and Steven J. Kramer; “Strategy Needs Creativity” by Adam Brandenburger; and “How to Build a Culture of Originality” by Adam Grant. HBR’s 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further. HBR’s 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever‐changing business environment.

4. 5 Years of Must Reads from HBR: 2021 Edition (5 Books)

by: Harvard Business ReviewMichael E. PorterJoan C. WilliamsAdam GrantMarcus Buckingham
Release date: Oct 20, 2020
Number of Pages: 1136
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Five years’ worth of management wisdom, all in one place. Get the latest, most significant thinking from the pages of Harvard Business Review in 5 Years of Must Reads: 2021 Edition. Every year, HBR editors examine the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past twelve months to select the definitive articles that have provoked the most conversation, the most inspiration, and the most change. From how you can lead with authenticity by moving past your comfort zone, to understanding how blockchain will affect your industry, to creating a workplace where gender equity can thrive, the articles in this five-book collection will help you manage your daily challenges and meet the changing competitive landscape head-on. Books in the HBR 10 Must Reads series offer essential reading selected from the pages of Harvard Business Review on topics critical to the success of every manager. Each book is packed with advice and inspiration from leading experts such as Clayton Christensen, Michael Porter, W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne, Herminia Ibarra, Marcus Buckingham, Joan C. Williams, Roger Martin, Adam Grant, and Katrina Lake. Company examples range from Pepsico, DHL, and Deloitte to Alibaba, Adobe, and Stitch Fix. 5 Years of Must Reads: 2021 Edition brings the most current and important business conversations to your fingertips.

5. Leif and the Fall

by: Allison Sweet GrantAdam Grant
Release date: Sep 08, 2020
Number of Pages: 32
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“Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. ‘All leaves fall in the fall,’ say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite, and a parachute in hopes of softening his landing. The clock is ticking, the wind is blowing. What will happen when a gust of wind pulls Leif from his branch?”–Dust jacket fla

6. How Non-Conformists Move the World

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Apr 01, 2020
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From the pubhlisher, ‘Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent…’ Vietnamese translation by Le Quang Long, edited by Vuong Bao Long.

7. 5 Years of Must Reads from HBR: 2020 Edition (5 Books)

by: Harvard Business ReviewMichael E. PorterJoan C. WilliamsAdam GrantMarcus Buckingham
Release date: Feb 04, 2020
Number of Pages: 1088
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Five years’ worth of management wisdom, all in one place. Get the latest, most significant thinking from the pages of Harvard Business Review in 5 Years of Must Reads: 2020 Edition. Every year, HBR editors examine the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past twelve months to select the definitive articles that have provoked the most conversation, the most inspiration, and the most change. From how you can lead with authenticity by moving past your comfort zone, to engaging customers and employees alike with the help of artificial intelligence, to scaling your agile processes from a handful of teams to hundreds, the articles in this five-book collection will help you manage your daily challenges and meet the changing competitive landscape head-on. Books in the HBR 10 Must Reads series offer essential reading selected from the pages of Harvard Business Review on topics critical to the success of every manager. Each book is packed with advice and inspiration from leading experts such as Clayton Christensen, Michael Porter, W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne, Herminia Ibarra, Marcus Buckingham, Roger Martin, Adam Grant, Thomas Davenport, and Katrina Lake. Company examples range from P&G, DHL, and Deloitte to Alibaba, Google, and Stitch Fix. 5 Years of Must Reads: 2020 Edition brings the most current and important business conversations to your fingertips.

8. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Building a Great Culture (with bonus article “How to Build a Culture of Originality” by Adam Grant)

by: Harvard Business ReviewAdam GrantBoris GroysbergJon R. KatzenbachErin Meyer
Release date: Nov 12, 2019
Number of Pages: 256
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You can change your company’s culture. Organizational culture often feels like something that has a life of its own. But leaders are the stewards of a company’s culture and have the power to shape and even change it. If you read nothing else on building a better organizational culture, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you identify where your culture can be improved, communicate change, and anticipate and address implementation challenges. This book will inspire you to: See what your company culture is currently like–and what it could be Explore your company’s emotional culture Gather input on what needs to be fixed or initiated Improve collaboration Foster a culture of trust Articulate the new culture’s mission, values, and expectations Deal with resistance and roadblocks This collection of articles includes “The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture,” by Boris Groysberg, Jeremiah Lee, Jesse Price, and J. Yo-Jud Cheng; “Manage Your Emotional Culture,” by Sigal Barsade and Olivia A. O’Neill; “The Neuroscience of Trust,” by Paul J. Zak; “Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization,” by Robert E. Quinn and Anjan V. Thakor; “Creating the Best Workplace on Earth,” by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones; “Cultural Change That Sticks,” by Jon R. Katzenbach, Ilona Steffen, and Caroline Kronley; “How to Build a Culture of Originality,” by Adam Grant; “When Culture Doesn’t Translate,” by Erin Meyer; “Culture Is Not the Culprit,” by Jay W. Lorsch and Emily Gandhi; “Conquering a Culture of Indecision,” by Ram Charan; and “Radical Change, the Quiet Way,” by Debra E. Meyerson.

9. The Gift Inside the Box

by: Adam GrantAllison Sweet Grant
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
Number of Pages: 40
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Adam Grant, the bestselling author of Give and Take, teams with his wife, Allison, to share the lighthearted tale of a gift in search of a giver–a classic in the making and the perfect conversation starter about thoughtfulness. A mysterious gift box finds himself in search of someone to open him, but nobody seems to be the right one. After disheartening interactions with grabby kids, selfish siblings, and other single-minded would-be recipients, the box wonders if he’ll ever find someone deserving of him. Could that someone be the very person who’s reading the book itself? This is a natural way to engage children in a dialogue, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions about the expectations around giving and taking. Give the gift of this clever, earnest book about generosity–a new and nourishing fable for every child’s library (and one that includes a delightfully innovative cover approach that requires the reader to unfasten the Velcroed cover for a fun unboxing effect ).

10. Pet. Adam Grant, Against Inner-House Interlocutor. Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Adam Grant, Dyer in Glasgow,

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Apr 25, 2018
Number of Pages: 24
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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. This collection reveals the history of English common law and Empire law in a vastly changing world of British expansion. Dominating the legal field is the Commentaries of the Law of England by Sir William Blackstone, which first appeared in 1765. Reference works such as almanacs and catalogues continue to educate us by revealing the day-to-day workings of society. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ Bodleian Library (Oxford) T214123 Dated at head of the drop-head title: February 3. 1789. The final leaf is the ‘Account-current’. [Edinburgh, 1789]. 20, [2]p.; 4°

11. Option B

by: Sheryl S bergAdam Grant
Release date: Apr 24, 2017
Number of Pages: 240
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#1 New York Times Best Seller Named a Best Book of 2017 by Barnes & Noble and Amazon From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build. Option B combines Sheryl’s personal insights with Adam’s eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband, Dave Goldberg, collapsed on a gym floor, Sheryl opens up her heart—and her journal—to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death. But Option B goes beyond Sheryl’s loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness, job loss, sexual assault, natural disasters, and the violence of war. Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere . . . and to rediscover joy. Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. Even after the most devastating events, it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles, allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead. Two weeks after losing her husband, Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity. “I want Dave,” she cried. Her friend replied, “Option A is not available,” and then promised to help her make the most of Option B. We all live some form of Option B. This book will help us all make the most of it.

12. Originals

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Feb 07, 2017
Number of Pages: 352
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas in their careers and everyday life—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Think Again and co-author of Option B “Filled with fresh insights on a broad array of topics that are important to our personal and professional lives.”—The New York Times DealBook “Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation’s most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn’t even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo.

13. HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2017

by: Harvard Business ReviewClayton M. ChristensenAdam GrantVijay GovindarajanThomas H. Davenport
Release date: Oct 11, 2016
Number of Pages: 192
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A year’s worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We’ve reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. With authors from Clayton M. Christensen to Adam Grant and company examples from Intel to Uber, this volume brings the most current and important management conversations to your fingertips. This book will inspire you to: Rethink the way you work in the face of advancing automation Transform your business using a platform strategy Apply design thinking to create innovative products Identify where too much collaboration may be holding your people back See the theory of disruptive innovation in a brand new light Recognize the signs that your cross-cultural negotiation may be falling apart This collection of articles includes “Collaborative Overload,” by Rob Cross, Reb Rebele, and Adam Grant; “Algorithms Need Managers, Too,” by Michael Luca, Jon Kleinberg, and Sendhil Mullainathan; “Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy,” by Marshall W. Van Alstyne, Geoffrey G. Parker, and Sangeet Paul Choudary; “What Is Disruptive Innovation?,” by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Raynor, and Rory McDonald; “How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking into Strategy,” an interview with Indra Nooyi by Adi Ignatius; “Engineering Reverse Innovations,” by Amos Winter and Vijay Govindarajan; “The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution,” by Patricia A. McDonald, Robert S. Mecklenburg, and Lindsay A. Martin; “Getting to Sí, Ja, Oui, Hai, and Da,” by Erin Meyer; “The Limits of Empathy,” by Adam Waytz; “People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO,” by Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, and Dennis Carey; and “Beyond Automation,” by Thomas H. Davenport and Julia Kirby.

14. Give And Take

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Mar 25, 2014
Number of Pages: 320
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A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Think Again and Originals For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom. Praised by social scientists, business theorists, and corporate leaders, Give and Take opens up an approach to work, interactions, and productivity that is nothing short of revolutionary.

15. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow(Action Classics Level 1)

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Jan 01, 2003
Number of Pages: 40
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The story of schoolmaster Ichabod Crane, a Connecticut native, who comes to teach in a one-room schoolhouse. He becomes the neighborhood song master, reads Cotton Mather, steeps himself in local folklore, and competes with Brom Bones for the affections of Katrina Van Tassel. One afternoon, after being rebuffed by Katrina, he briskly rides off on his landlord’s horse, sees an apparition of a headless horseman, and is never seen again in Sleepy Hollow.

16. Dracula

by: Adam Grant
Release date: Jan 01, 2002
Number of Pages: 86
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17. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by: Adam GrantTerry M. West
Release date: Jan 01, 1999
Number of Pages: 19
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A comic book-style retelling of the novel.

Last updated on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford

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Just As I Am

by: Cicely Tyson Michelle Burford
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The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.

Last updated on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

A Promised Land by Barack Obama

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A Promised Land

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 17, 2020
Number of Pages: 751
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A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making–from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post * Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times * NPR * The Guardian * Marie Claire In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency–a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office. Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden. A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective–the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change,” and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible. This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.

More books by Barack Obama

1. Renegades

by: Barack ObamaBruce Springsteen
Release date: Oct 26, 2021
Number of Pages: 320
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material. Renegades: Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to our country’s polarized politics and the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality. Filled with full-color photographs and rare archival material, it is a compelling and beautifully illustrated portrait of two outsiders—one Black and one white—looking for a way to connect their unconventional searches for meaning, identity, and community with the American story itself. It includes: • Original introductions by President Obama and Bruce Springsteen • Exclusive new material from the Renegades podcast recording sessions • Obama’s never-before-seen annotated speeches, including his “Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” • Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics for songs spanning his 50-year-long career • Rare and exclusive photographs from the authors’ personal archives • Historical photographs and documents that provide rich visual context for their conversation In a recording studio stocked with dozens of guitars, and on at least one Corvette ride, Obama and Springsteen discuss marriage and fatherhood, race and masculinity, the lure of the open road and the call back to home. They also compare notes on their favorite protest songs, the most inspiring American heroes of all time, and more. Along the way, they reveal their passion for—and the occasional toll of—telling a bigger, truer story about America throughout their careers, and explore how our fractured country might begin to find its way back toward unity and global leadership.

2. Untitled PG 328457

by: Barack ObamaBruce Springsteen
Release date: Oct 26, 2021
Number of Pages: 320
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Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material. Renegades- Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality. Filled with full-colour photographs and rare archival material, it is a compelling and beautifully illustrated portrait of two outsiders-one Black and one white-looking for a way to connect their unconventional searches for meaning, identity, and community with the American story itself. It includes- Original introductions by President Obama and Bruce Springsteen Exclusive new material from the Renegades podcast recording sessions Obama’s never-before-seen annotated speeches Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics for songs spanning his 50-year-long career Rare and exclusive photographs from the authors’ personal archives

3. Barack Obama Selected Speeches

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Sep 14, 2021
Number of Pages: 512
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Find inspiration in these messages of hope from the forty-fourth president of the United States. This curated collection of landmark speeches chronicles Barack Obama’s presence on the national stage, from his time as a senator from Illinois to his eight-year term as the 44th president of the United States—and also includes notable speeches he made after he left the White House. Obama’s eloquent speaking style and ability to connect to a wide range of audiences made him one of the most admired presidents in recent memory, even as he dealt with staunch party-line opposition in Congress. Barack Obama Selected Speeches is a volume that will appeal to those with a keen interest in history, politics, and the role that the United States has played in shaping today’s world.

4. State of the Union Addresses of Barack Obama, 2009-2016

by: Barack Obama
Release date: May 19, 2021
Number of Pages: 136
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“State of the Union Addresses of Barack Obama, 2009-2016” by Barack Obama. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

5. Une terre promise

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 01, 2020
Number of Pages: 848
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6. Barack Obama Speeches

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Oct 06, 2020
Number of Pages: 704
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This handsome leather-bound volume features 85 of Barack Obama’s most influential and impactful speeches—spanning more than a decade from his time in the Senate to his final day in the presidency. Hailed as one of the greatest orators of modern times, former President Barack Obama has inspired millions through his speeches. This gorgeous collection—a hearty 704 pages, in a timeless leather-bound edition with a foil-stamped cover and gilded edges—provides a comprehensive look at how Obama’s message of hope and change evolved from before his presidency until his last day in office. Today more than ever, these speeches resonate with optimism and keen insights that people of all viewpoints and political backgrounds can appreciate and learn from. Pieces include… Pre-presidential speeches that signified Obama as a rising star. Speeches from some of the most important events of his presidency. His first and second inaugural addresses, all of his State of the Union addresses, and his moving 2017 farewell speech. Dozens more, covering the greatest issues facing the United States and the world. Perfect for any political aficionado, newshound, or admirer of the 44th president of the United States, this collection makes an ideal gift.

7. The Wit and Wisdom of Barack Obama: A Book of Quotations

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Dec 29, 2019
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Great leaders and visionaries say things from their life experience which will be picked up by their followers and they will publicize it to the world. So it is not sold to you, rather it is passed from generation to generation, like a rare gem. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama President Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.

8. Barack Obama and His Inspiring Speeches

by: Obehi EwanfohBarack Obama
Release date: Feb 05, 2018
Number of Pages: 524
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The Most Complete and Inspiring Speeches Of the 44th President of the United States in 10 volumes “And now it’s our turn. We know what it takes to compete for the jobs and industries of our time. We need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. We have to make America the best place on Earth to do business. We need to take responsibility for our deficit and reform our government. That’s how our people will prosper. That’s how we’ll win the future. And tonight, I’d like to talk about how we get there…” from Second Presidential State of the Union Address delivered on 25 January 2011, Washington, D.C. See the rest in the book. A must read for everyone

9. I’m a Muslim

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Dec 14, 2017
Number of Pages: 24
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A biting, to the point satire based no way in fact and having no input from the former President or his Administration.

10. Self-Determination and Change in the Middle East and North Africa

by: President of the United States of AmericaU. S. GovernmentState DepartmentBarack Obama
Release date: Dec 10, 2017
Number of Pages: 55
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Here is the complete text of the historic speech given by President Barack Obama on May 19, 2011 about self-determination and change in the Middle East and North Africa, plus extensive material from the State Department about Administration policy towards Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Yeman, Iraq, Iran, Israel and the Palestinians, and more. As a bonus, it also includes the full text of the speech by Obama given at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt on June 4, 2009 calling for a new beginning between the United States and Muslims. President Obama lays out his vision for a new chapter in American diplomacy as calls for reform and democracy spread across the Middle East and North Africa. Obama declared: That story of self-determination began six months ago in Tunisia. On December 17th, a young vendor named Mohammed Bouazizi was devastated when a police officer confiscated his cart. This was not unique. It’s the same kind of humiliation that takes place every day in many parts of the world — the relentless tyranny of governments that deny their citizens dignity. Only this time, something different happened. After local officials refused to hear his complaints, this young man, who had never been particularly active in politics, went to the headquarters of the provincial government, doused himself in fuel, and lit himself on fire. There are times in the course of history when the actions of ordinary citizens spark movements for change because they speak to a longing for freedom that has been building up for years. In America, think of the defiance of those patriots in Boston who refused to pay taxes to a King, or the dignity of Rosa Parks as she sat courageously in her seat. So it was in Tunisia, as that vendor’s act of desperation tapped into the frustration felt throughout the country. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets, then thousands. And in the face of batons and sometimes bullets, they refused to go home — day after day, week after week — until a dictator of more than two decades finally left power. The story of this revolution, and the ones that followed, should not have come as a surprise. The nations of the Middle East and North Africa won their independence long ago, but in too many places their people did not. In too many countries, power has been concentrated in the hands of a few. In too many countries, a citizen like that young vendor had nowhere to turn — no honest judiciary to hear his case; no independent media to give him voice; no credible political party to represent his views; no free and fair election where he could choose his leader.

11. Farewell Speeches

by: Barack ObamaMichelle Obama
Release date: Mar 28, 2017
Number of Pages: 80
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The final speeches of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving landmarks, as well as stirring testaments to the time this inspiring and beloved couple spent in the White House.

12. Obama’s Legacy – Yes We Can, Yes We Did

by: Barack ObamaU.S. GovernmentWhite House
Release date: Feb 17, 2017
Number of Pages: 153
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During his years in office, from 2009 to 2017, Barack Obama signed more landmark legislation than any Democratic president since Lyndon Baines Johnson. This collection presents the legacy of Barack Obama through his presidential work and the legislation of his administration. The edition honors his achievements, the determined efforts despite the resistance and his long lasting influence: Table of Contents: Inaugural Speeches First Inaugural Address (2009) Second Inaugural Address (2013) Main Accomplishments Health Care Climate and Energy American Leadership Economic Progress Equality & Social Progress Executive Orders Presidential Records Review and Disposition of Individuals Detained at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and Closure of Detention Facilities Review of Detention Policy Options Ensuring Enforcement and Implementation of Abortion Restrictions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States for 2015-2020 Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 Amendment to Executive Order 13673 Developing an Integrated Global Engagement Center To Support Government-wide Counterterrorism Communications Activities Directed Abroad and Revoking Executive Order 13584 International Agreements & Treaties New START Paris Agreement Farwell Address

13. We Can Be Better

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Feb 06, 2017
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“America is not the project of any one person. Because the single most powerful word in our democracy is the word ‘We.’ ‘We The People.’ ‘We Shall Overcome.’ ‘Yes, We Can.'” Few political careers and presidencies have been more defined by speeches than Barack Obama’s. WE CAN BE BETTER is a collection of Barack Obama’s most Influential speeches that span Obama’ political career –from his time as senator through to the end of his tenure as president- giving an in-depth look into his views on everything from the economy, race, religion, foreign policy (diplomacy and war), healthcare, gun violence, political discourse, and the trajectory of America (historical and looking forward). Obama’s best oratory is beautifully written, meticulously crafted and theatrically delivered. It is a record of our fears, flaws, shortcomings and accomplishments.

14. Be Vigilant But Not Afraid

by: Barack ObamaMichelle Obama
Release date: Feb 01, 2017
Number of Pages: 60
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Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America, ended his second-and final-term in office on January 20th, 2017. Collected herein are the Obama’s final speeches as the nation’s leaders, reminding Americans of the grace, intellect and moral courage with which they guided the country through two terms in the White House.

15. We Are the Change We Seek

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 10, 2017
Number of Pages: 337
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Barack Obama’s political life can be chronicled through a series of major addresses in which he spoke to the nation with a voice uniquely his own. His eloquence, both written and spoken, propelled him to national prominence and ultimately made it possible for the son of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas to become the first black president of the United States.

16. Yes, we can. Yes, we did. Discorsi di commiato

by: Barack ObamaMichelle Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
Number of Pages: 104
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17. Barack Obama Quotes

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jul 04, 2016
Number of Pages: 62
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” The Best Barack Obama Quotation Book ever Published. Special Edition This book of Barack Obama quotes contains only the rarest and most valuable quotations ever recorded about Barack Obama, authored by a team of experienced researchers. Hundreds of hours have been spent in sourcing, editing and verifying only the best quotations about Barack Obama for your reading pleasure, saving you time and expensive referencing costs. This book contains over 61 pages of quotations which are immaculately presented and formatted for premium consumption. Be inspired by these Barack Obama quotes; this book is a niche classic which will have you coming back to enjoy time and time again. What’s Inside: Contains only the best quotations on Barack Obama Over 61 pages of premium content Beautifully formatted and edited for maximum enjoyment Makes for the perfect niche gift for you or someone special Enjoy such quotes such as: A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, ‘Huh. It works. It makes sense.’ Barack Obama A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship – and you know what, a father does, too. It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a ‘Mad Men’ episode. Barack Obama After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future. Barack Obama After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land. Barack Obama Al Qaeda is still a threat. We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK. Barack Obama … And much more! Click Add to Cart and Enjoy!”

18. Three Eulogies

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jun 30, 2015
Number of Pages: 28
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Three times President Obama has been called upon to deliver words of grace and healing after an appalling mass shooting: after 6 were killed in Tucson, Arizona, after 26 (including 20 children) died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and most recently after nine were gunned down in a prayer group in Charleston, South Carolina. Each time, President Obama has been up to the task, and has delivered stirring words that have moved millions. In this slim volume, all three speeches appear in their entirety, including calls from the crowd and the President’s responses. The speeches are masterful as examples of the art of writing and delivering a eulogy, and redeeming as messages of hope and love in the face of evil.

19. Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jun 11, 2014
Number of Pages: 24
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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

20. Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy

by: Paul KremenekBarack Obama
Release date: May 02, 2014
Number of Pages: 32
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This political satire describes President Obama’s 2014 Foreign Policy. The book of blank pages can also be used as a notebook; makes a great gift for your favorite conservative.

21. President Barack Obama’s January 28, 2014 State of the Union Address with the Republican Response by Representative Cathy McMorris (R-Wa), the Liberta

by: United States Government President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCathy McmorrisWes BenedictMike Lee
Release date: Feb 03, 2014
Number of Pages: 44
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The complete and full text of President Barack Obama’s January 28, 2014 State of the Union Address along with the Republican Response by Representative Cathy McMorris (R-Washington), the Libertarian Response by Executive Director Wes Benedict, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah).

22. The President’s First Inaugural Address and First State of the Union Address

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 01, 2013
Number of Pages: 42
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Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000. In 2004, Obama received national attention during his campaign to represent Illinois in the United States Senate with his victory in the March Democratic Party primary, his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his election to the Senate in November. He began his presidential campaign in 2007, and in 2008, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic Party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months after his election, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

23. February 12, 2013 State of the Union Address President Barack Obama with the Republican Response by Senator Marco Rubio, the Libertarian Party Response by Carla Howell, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Rand Paul

by: United States Government President Barack Obama
Release date: Feb 14, 2013
Number of Pages: 38
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The full text of the State of the Union Address as delivered on February 12th, 2013 by President Barack Obama, along with the Republican Response delivered by Senator Marco Rubio, the Libertarian Party Response delivered by the Libertarian Party’s Executive Director Carla Howell, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Doctor Rand Paul.

24. Strategy for American Innovation

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Apr 01, 2011
Number of Pages: 22
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Pres. Obama’s Innovation Strategy builds on over $100 billion of Recovery Act funds that support innovation, support for educ., infrastructure and others and novel regulatory and exec. order initiatives. It seeks to harness the ingenuity of the Amer. people and a dynamic private sector to ensure that the next expansion is more solid, broad-based, and beneficial than previous ones. The strategy focuses on critical areas where balanced gov’t. policies can lay the foundation for innovation that leads to quality jobs and shared prosperity: (1) Invest in the Building Blocks of Amer. Innovation; (2) Promote Competitive Markets that Spur Productive Entrepreneurship; (3) Catalyze Breakthroughs for National Priorities. Illus. This is a print on demand publication.

25. What Is Best in America

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 28, 2011
Number of Pages: 32
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On January 8, 2011 a gunman opened fire in the parking lot of a Tucson, Arizona supermarket, where U. S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was holding an opening meeting with her constituents. Nineteen people were wounded, and six people died. Four days later, at a memorial service at the McKale Memorial Center at the University of Arizona, President Obama gave a speech that remembered those who had died, gave thanks to the heroes of that day, and called upon Americans to strive to be better, more humble, always honest and kind– to live up to the example of those who died, and to the promise of America. President Obama’s speech in Tucson was a landmark call for unity, and a reflection of all that is best in America.

26. Of Thee I Sing: Read & Listen Edition

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 16, 2010
Number of Pages: 40
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In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, now available as a Read & Listen edition, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O’Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America’s children. Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood. This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation’s founders to generations to come. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever. This ebook includes Read & Listen audio narration.

27. Economic Report of the President Together with the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 458
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Contents: Economic Report of the Pres.; Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers: (1) To Rescue, Rebalance, and Rebuild; (2) Rescuing the Economy from the Great Recession; (3) Crisis and Recovery in the World Economy; (4) Saving and Investment; (5) Addressing the Long-Run Fiscal Challenge; (6) Building a Safer Financial System; (7) Reforming Health Care: (8) Strengthening the Amer. Labor Force; (9) Transforming the Energy Sector and Addressing Climate Change; (10) Fostering Productivity Growth through Innovation and Trade. Appendix: Statistical Tables Relating to Income, Employment, and Production. Charts and tables.

28. The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches

by: George WashingtonBarack ObamaIan R al Strock
Release date: Sep 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 360
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Every four years, the United States elects a President. And every four years, that President makes a speech, outlining his goals and plans for the coming term. Presidential inaugurations are Constitutionally mandated. Inaugural speeches, however, are just a tradition, but an enduring tradition. The tradition of inaugural speeches began with George Washington speaking to a joint session of Congress in the Senate Chamber of Federal Hall in New York City. It has continued all the way up to Barack Obama’s speech on the West Front of the Capitol to a crowd that overflowed the National Mall. Presidential historian Ian Randal Strock has compiled every one of the 65 Presidential inaugural addresses into this volume. Also included are descriptions of the elections that brought those Presidents to office, as well as information on the various inaugural ceremonies.

29. Our Enduring Spirit

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Sep 29, 2009
Number of Pages: 48
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An illustrated edition of President Barack Obama’s inaugural address includes the address in its entirety, the text of the Oath of Office, information about past inaugural addresses, and a short biography of President Obama.

30. Inaugural Presidential Address

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jun 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 48
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President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address in Washington D.C. on January 20th, 2009. Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama was the United States Senator from Illinois from January 2005 until November 2008. Obama changed procedures to promote disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, directed the U.S. military to develop plans to withdraw troops from Iraq, and reduced the secrecy given to presidential records. He also issued orders closing Guantanamo Bay detention camp. The first 100 days of Barack Obama’s presidency included his signing into law a $787 billion economic stimulus package.

31. The Promise of America

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Apr 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 160
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Describes how President Barack Obama plans to re-position the United States as the leader and role model for the world. In the midst of a time of great challenge for our country, Obama lays out his vision and goals for putting America back on track. Topics include: Reviving the economy, reducing the deficit, leaving Iraq, universal healthcare, stem cell research, the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iran and North Korea, energy independence, caring for our veterans, improving education, global warming, Social Security, improving infrastructure, lowering taxes, and fighting terrorism.

32. President Barack Obama’s Address to the Congress and the Nation – February 24 2009

by: Barack ObamaBobby Jindal
Release date: Feb 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 48
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The speech, that was within hours, already being hailed as one of the most ‘commanding’ preformances by any US President, let alone a new US President. Includes the full text of the Speech PLUS Governor Jindal’s Republican response.

33. Change Has Come

by: Kadir NelsonBarack Obama
Release date: Jan 13, 2009
Number of Pages: 64
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Drawings of American voters, patriotic scenes, and presidential candidate and president-elect Barack Obama illustrate inspirational quotations from the senator.

34. The Greatest Gift I Could Offer

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 112
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Presents a collection of quotations by Obama on the subject of parenting and family, accompanied by commentary about his life, parenting style, and family relationships.

35. The Plan

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 160
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This book explains in detail President Obama s plan for America s most pressing problems. It describes how Obama intends to re-position the United States as a leader and role model for the world. In the midst of one of the greatest challenges our country has faced, Obama lays out his vision and goals for putting America back on track. Among the topics are: Reviving the economy, reducing the deficit, leaving Iraq, Universal Healthcare, Stem Cell Research, Afghanistan, Iran and North Korea, energy independence, caring for our Veterans, improving education, Global Warming, Social Security, improving infrastructure, lowering taxes, and fighting terrorism.

36. The Gift of Hope

by: Sellers PublishingBarack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 112
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a gift book packed with a number of Obama’s most inspirational quotations

37. Yes We Can!

by: Barack ObamaScholastic Inc
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 32
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Quotations drawn from Barack Obama’s victory speech, accompanied by photographs of the president-elect with children, encourage children to work with the government to make America a better country. Original.

38. My Fellow Americans

by: George WashingtonAbraham LincolnBarack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 393
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Complete inaugural addresses of all the American Presidents. “With malice toward none, with charity for all.” — Lincoln “The only thing we have to fear is — fear itself.” — Roosevelt “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” — Kennedy

39. A New Era of Responsibility

by: United States. President (2009-2017 : Obama)United States. Office of Management BudgetBarack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 134
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Synopsis: This document provides a description of the Obama Administration’s fiscal policies and major budgetary initiatives. This document is an overview of the full Fiscal Year 2010 Budget, expected to be released by June 30, 2009.

40. Words that Changed a Nation

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 180
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If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy tonight is your answer. Barack Obama Words That Changed a Nation is a concise collection of the eleven most significant speeches of Barack Obama the words that defined his campaign, the words that made history, the words that inspired a nation: The Audacity of Hope (DNC Keynote) Take Back America Announcement for Candidacy Yes We Can (South Carolina Victory Speech) A More Perfect Union (famous speech on race) Final Primary Night: Presumptive Nominee Speech A World That Stands as One (famous speech in Berlin) The American Promise (DNC acceptance speech) Election Night Victory Speech The Inaugural Address 2009 Economic Address Also included is a brief selection of public declarations on the death of Rosa Parks, the loss of Habeas Corpus, his Father s Day address, and his official 2002 Senate floor statement against the invasion of Iraq.

41. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA – A New Chapter in AMERICAN HISTORY

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 646
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Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of America on January 20, 2009. A New Chapter In American History! His own Words and his Promises on 644 pages. All Speeches of 2007 and 2008; plus his Inaugural Speech, January 20, 2009.

42. Los Sueños de Mi Padre

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 405
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En estas memorias líricas y absorbentes, el hijo de un africano negro y una estadounidense blanca busca un significado viable a su vida como negro afroamericano. Comienza en Nueva York, donde Barack Obama se entera de que su padre –al que conoce más como mito que como hombre– ha fallecido en accidente automovilístico. La inesperada noticia provoca en él un viaje físico y emocional que le lleva de Kansas a Hawai y más tarde a Kenia, en una emotiva odisea que le permitirá conocer realmente a su familia, la amarga verdad de la vida de su padre, y conciliar al fin las distintas partes de su fragmentada herencia.

43. Barack Obama In His Own Words

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Dec 16, 2008
Number of Pages: 193
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Provides a collection of quotations that reflect the political views and values of America’s forty-fourth president.

44. Words on a Journey

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Dec 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 212
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Available for volume discounts of up to 60% and free shipping, or obtain through Ingram with full discount. Contact Arc Manor for any questions or to place orders. Email: sales@ArcManor.com Fax: 310-388-8449 Phone: 240-645-2214. Beautifully bound in a laminated case hard cover. ***** Many consider President-Elect Obama to be the foremost orator of his generation. This Special Inauguration Edition compiles eighteen great speeches by Barack Obama and three additional contextually relevant speeches by other politicians. The book also has a brief chronology of his life, and reprints the text of the emancipation proclamation and the thirteenth and fourteenth amendments to the constitution. ***** This collection includes his speech against going to war in Iraq, his keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention (the speech that propelled him to national fame), his speech at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner, his insightful speech on race relations (responding to the Reverend Jeremiah Wright controversy) and his speech given after winning the general election. *****

45. Celebrating Change

by: Barack ObamaHillary ClintonJohn Mccain
Release date: Nov 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 116
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**INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING KEY SPEECHES BY BARACK OBAMA ** Speech Against Going to War With Iraq, October 2, 2002 ** Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, July 27, 2004 ** Announcement That He Will Run for the Office of the President of The United States, Springfield, IL, February 10, 2007 ** Iowa Caucus Victory Speech, Des Moines, IA, January 3, 2008 ** New Hampshire Primary Speech After Loss, Nashua, NH, January 8, 2008 ** South Carolina Victory Speech, Columbia, SC, January 26, 2008 ** Speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Richmond, VA, February 9, 2008 ** ‘A More Perfect Union’ (Responding to the Reverend Jeremiah Wright Controversy) Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2008 ** ‘The American Promise’ (Accepting the Democratic Nomination at the Democratic National Convention), Denver, CO, August 28, 2008 ** President-Elect Barack Obama: Address to the Nation, Election Night, Chicago, IL, November 04, 2008 ** ALSO INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ** Senator Hillary Clinton: Democratic National Convention August 26, 2008 ** Senator John McCain: Concession Speech, November 4, 2008 **

46. Obama Vs. McCain

by: ARC ManorBarack ObamaJohn McCain
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 233
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This book lists every legislation considered by the U.S. Senate between January 6, 2995 and May 22, 2008 and shows you how Senator Obama and Senator McCain voted on each of these issues.

47. An American Story

by: Barack ObamaDavid Olive
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 355
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Profiles the 2008 presidential candidate and his wife, Michelle, discusses his political career, describes where he stands on major issues, and presents a selection of twenty-one of his speeches from 2002 to the present.

48. Barack Obama’s Speech on Race

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 42
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Many commentators consider Senator Obama’s speech a unique, even historic event, an exceptionally open discussion of the most sensitive subject in American politics and American civil society. Others have either condemned it or brushed it aside as a smokescreen by a master of rhetorical illusion. We believe it is important to provide you, our readers, with the complete text so that you might better judge the discussion about this event. Interestingly, the full text of the speech has been the second most “emailed” item on the site of the New York Times in many months. Read the speech that endeavors to shatter not only the barriers between men, nations and countries, young and old, rich and poor, but an address that is sure to breach the barriers of time and become a permanent fixture of American history, as it has already claimed near-instant fame.

49. Oubama de meng xiang zhi lu

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
Number of Pages: 428
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50. Dreams From My Father

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
Number of Pages: 442
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The son of an African father and white American mother discusses his childhood in Hawaii, his struggle to find his identity as an African American, and his life accomplishments.

51. The Audacity of Hope

by: Barack Obama[Then] President-Ele Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2006
Number of Pages: 375
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The junior senator from Illinois discusses how to transform U.S. politics, calling for a return to America’s original ideals and revealing how they can address such issues as globalization and the function of religion in public life.

Last updated on Monday, January 17, 2022

Clanlands by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish

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Clanlands

by: Sam Heughan Graham McTavish
Release date: Nov 03, 2020
Number of Pages: 352
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER With a foreword by Diana Gabaldon. Two men. One country. And a lot of whisky. As stars of Outlander, Sam and Graham eat, sleep and breathe the Highlands on this epic road trip around their homeland. They discover that the real thing is even greater than fiction. Clanlands is the story of their journey. Armed with their trusty campervan and a sturdy friendship, these two Scotsmen are on the adventure of a lifetime to explore the majesty of Scotland. A wild ride by boat, kayak, bicycle and motorbike, they travel from coast to loch and peak to valley and delve into Scotland’s history and culture, from timeless poetry to bloody warfare. With near-death experiences, many weeks in a confined space together, and a cast of unforgettable characters, Graham and Sam’s friendship matures like a fine Scotch. They reflect on their acting careers in film and theatre, find a new awestruck respect for their native country and, as with any good road trip, they even find themselves. Hold onto your kilts… this is Scotland as you’ve never seen it before.

Last updated on Monday, January 17, 2022

Unthinkable by Jamie Raskin

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Unthinkable

by: Jamie Raskin
Release date: Jan 04, 2022
Number of Pages: 448
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In this searing memoir, Congressman Jamie Raskin tells the story of the forty-five days at the start of 2021 that permanently changed his life—and his family’s—as he confronted the painful loss of his son to suicide, lived through the violent insurrection in our nation’s Capitol, and led the impeachment effort to hold President Trump accountable for inciting the political violence. On December 31, 2020, Tommy Raskin, the only son of Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, tragically took his own life after a long struggle with depression. Seven days later on January 6, Congressman Raskin returned to Congress to help certify the 2020 Presidential election results, when violent insurrectionists led by right wing extremist groups stormed the U.S. Capitol hoping to hand four more years of power to President Donald Trump. As our reeling nation mourned the deaths of numerous people and lamented the injuries of more than 140 police officers hurt in the attack, Congressman Raskin, a Constitutional law professor, was called upon to put aside his overwhelming grief—both personal and professional—and lead the impeachment effort against President Trump for inciting the violence. Together this nine-member team of House impeachment managers riveted a nation still in anguish, putting on an unprecedented Senate trial that produced the most bipartisan Presidential impeachment vote in American history. Now for the first time, Congressman Raskin discusses this unimaginable convergence of personal and public trauma, detailing how the painful loss of his son and the power of Tommy’s convictions fueled the Congressman’s work in the aftermath of modern democracy’s darkest day. Going inside Congress on January 6, he recounts the horror of that day, a day that he and other Democrats had spent months preparing for under the correct assumption that they would encounter an attempted electoral coup—not against a President but for one. And yet, on January 6, he faced the one thing he had failed to anticipate: mass political violence designed to block Biden’s election. With an inside account of leading the team prosecuting President Trump in the Senate, Congressman Raskin shares never before told stories of just how close we came to losing our democracy that fateful day and lays out the methodical prosecution that convinced Democrats and Republicans alike of Trump’s responsibility for inciting insurrectionary violence against our government. Through it all, he reckons with the loss of his brilliant, remarkable son, a Harvard Law student whose values and memory continually inspired the Congressman to confront the dark impulses unleashed by Donald Trump. At turns, a moving story of a father coping with his pain and a revealing examination of holding President Trump accountable for the violence he fomented, this book is a vital reminder of the ongoing struggle for the soul of American democracy and the perseverance that our Constitution demands from us all.

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1. Combined Pretrial Briefs in the Second Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

by: Jamie RaskinDiana DegetteDavid Cicilline
Release date: Feb 14, 2021
Number of Pages: 196
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This is the complete unabridged text of the pretrial briefs filed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the lawyers for the defense of Donald J. Trump, former President of the United States of America, in his second impeachment trial, February 2021. This book combines the initial brief by the U.S. House managers, the defense filing, and the House Managers’ reply to the defense. These three historic documents are compiled in one volume as a service to those who may find them valuable.

Last updated on Sunday, January 16, 2022

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

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Caste

by: Isabel Wilkerson
Release date: Aug 04, 2020
Number of Pages: 496
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. NAMED THE #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME, ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • NPR • Bloomberg • Christian Science Monitor • New York Post • The New York Public Library • Fortune • Smithsonian Magazine • Marie Claire • Town & Country • Slate • Library Journal • Kirkus Reviews • LibraryReads • PopMatters Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalist • PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Finalist • PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Longlist “As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power—which groups have it and which do not.” In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives and behavior and the nation’s fate. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. Using riveting stories about people—including Martin Luther King, Jr., baseball’s Satchel Paige, a single father and his toddler son, Wilkerson herself, and many others—she shows the ways that the insidious undertow of caste is experienced every day. She documents how the Nazis studied the racial systems in America to plan their out-cast of the Jews; she discusses why the cruel logic of caste requires that there be a bottom rung for those in the middle to measure themselves against; she writes about the surprising health costs of caste, in depression and life expectancy, and the effects of this hierarchy on our culture and politics. Finally, she points forward to ways America can move beyond the artificial and destructive separations of human divisions, toward hope in our common humanity. Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today.

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1. The Warmth Of Other Suns

by: Isabel Wilkerson
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 622
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Presents an epic history that covers the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s, chronicling the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families.

2. Minds, Brains and People

by: Isabel WilkersonTerence Edward Wilkerson
Number of Pages: 194
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Humans by Brandon Stanton

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Humans

by: Br on Stanton
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Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of “Humans of New York.”

Last updated on Saturday, January 15, 2022